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What the new Australian government needs to do as Great Barrier Reef suffers fourth bleaching in seven years
World

What the new Australian government needs to do as Great Barrier Reef suffers fourth bleaching in seven years

The next federal government has to phase out fossil fuel use and exports as quickly as possible, if they are serious about saving the Great Barrier Reef

Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight
Sports

Anti-vaccine groups co-opt Novak Djokovic's visa fight

The men's world number one tennis player, who had long declined to reveal his Covid vaccination status before court documents showed he had not been immunised, won a stunning victory over the Australian government on Monday to overturn the cancellation of his visa.

What could happen at the Novak Djokovic visa hearing in Australia?
Sports

What could happen at the Novak Djokovic visa hearing in Australia?

But unlike tennis, the online federal court hearing that opens at 10:00 am Monday (2300 GMT Sunday) may not end with a simple win or loss.

Australia adds India's Covaxin to its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines
India

Australia adds India's Covaxin to its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines

The move will have significant impacts for the return of international students, and travel of skilled and unskilled workers to Australia

Australia vows to challenge UNESCO's plans to downgrade Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage status
World

Australia vows to challenge UNESCO's plans to downgrade Great Barrier Reef's World Heritage status

The UN World Heritage Committee in a draft report said 'there is no possible doubt' that the network of colourful corals off Australia's northeast coast was 'facing ascertained danger'

Australian government confirms Donald Trump asked PM Scott Morrison for help to discredit Robert Mueller investigation
World

Australian government confirms Donald Trump asked PM Scott Morrison for help to discredit Robert Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump recently asked the Australian prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Attorney General William Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe

Adani Group urges Australian government to give 'fair go' for coal mine project
Business

Adani Group urges Australian government to give 'fair go' for coal mine project

Indian energy giant Adani has urged the Australian government to give its controversial coal mine project "a fair go" and indicated that the opposition Labor Party would not derail the proposed billion dollar project if it comes to power

Mumbai rains: Australian minister Steven Ciobo's visit to city cancelled due to 'inclement weather'
India

Mumbai rains: Australian minister Steven Ciobo's visit to city cancelled due to 'inclement weather'

The heavy rains lashing Mumbai have led to the cancellation of the visit of a senior Australian minister to the city, authorities said on Wednesday.

Aus govt plans to crack down on 'golf plans', 'acting dreams' as excuses for joblessness
World

Aus govt plans to crack down on 'golf plans', 'acting dreams' as excuses for joblessness

The Aus govt plans to tighten unemployment benefit rules in order to encourage people to go to work.

Adani gets fresh approval for controversial Australia coal project
Business

Adani gets fresh approval for controversial Australia coal project

Shares in Adani jumped as much as 13 percent in Mumbai on news of the reissued permit

Six charged in Australian match-fixing probe
Sports

Six charged in Australian match-fixing probe

Six men connected to one Victoria state football club have been charged in relation to Australia's largest match-fixing scandal

Amitabh Bachchan felicitated by Australian government
Entertainment

Amitabh Bachchan felicitated by Australian government

Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by the Australian government for his contribution towards Indian cinema and fructifying the relations between the two countries.

Australia sees influx of Indian students once again
World

Australia sees influx of Indian students once again

The Australian Immigration Department assessment of Indian applications seem to have improved significantly from the same period last year as there has been a whopping 82.8 percent increase in Indian students getting the all important nod.

Australian iron ore, coal will cost India more
Business

Australian iron ore, coal will cost India more

Indian importers will however be relieved to some extent after the Finance Minister removed import duty on thermal coal, which was earlier charged at 5.1 percent.

LulzSec Sets Sail Again Under the AntiSec Flag
News & Analysis

LulzSec Sets Sail Again Under the AntiSec Flag

When hacker group LulzSec docked their ship, few of us actually expected them to stay there. This expectation adhered to be true and they are now back.

Aussie Families Get Online Porn Filters
News & Analysis

Aussie Families Get Online Porn Filters

In a bid to stop children from accessing porn online, the Australian government is offering free software to around 2.5 million families in the countr...